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Men's Artisan Crafted Horn and Leather Pendant Necklace, "Alamis Raogo"

"The design of this necklace is symbolic of my culture," says Ila... more

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"The design of this necklace is symbolic of my culture," says Ila Suleyman who calls it Alamis Raogo, the Mamprusi name usually given to boys born on a Thursday. From northern Ghana, the Mamprusi people are predominantly rice and cattle farmers who use cow hide to create various items including jewelry and accessories. For this masculine necklace, Suleyman selects a pendant carved from bull horn and adorned with an ebony wood bead to center multiple strands of purple leather. The necklace fastens with a toggle crafted from recycled plastic.

  • 29 grams
  • 1.02 oz
  • Necklace: 46 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Necklace: 18" L x 0.6" W
  • Pendant: 8 cm L x 7 cm W
  • Pendant: 3.1" L x 2.8" W

  • Leather, bull horn, ebony and recycled plastic
  • Toggle clasp
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ila has several employees who help him in his workshop.

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Ila Suleyman has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $400.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Ila has a toddler named Ramatu that he supports.

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6 Testimonials for Ila Suleyman

Mishell

Thank you Ila for creating this beautiful and unique necklace. I love the colours and the textures of this amazing piece.
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Caroline

Kew Gardens, NY USA

I purchased the taoure necklace and the design is lovely.
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Serena

Redondo Beach, CA, USA

Loved the necklace!
 
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